Did you know you were pg /not pg before your Beta

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Did you

Think you were pg before beta and get a +
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48%
Think you were out and get a +
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52%
Think you were pg and get a -
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No votes
Think you were out and get a -
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Total votes : 21

Did you know you were pg /not pg before your Beta

Postby prilqod » Sun Jul 11, 2010 9:20 am

Please help a girl who is obsessing in her TWW
Cilla

Me - 40, DH 43
DS 4 years old - conceived on 1st round of clomid
3 failed IUIs
2mc - Sept 07 and July 08
Ist and Only IVF

13/7 - BFP
15/7 - Offical BFP Beta 251 Stick Baby Stick
Expecting Identical twins sometime in Feb/March 2011
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Postby kanne » Sun Jul 11, 2010 10:26 am

Hi Cilla!

I don't really have a place to put an answer in your poll. I was totally unsure if I was pg or not because of the stinkin' Progesterone shots. They made me feel pg before I knew I even could possibly be, so I just chalked it up to that. I do remember being VERY tired on Thanksgiving and I briefly suspected. I think my dr.s knew I was pg because they took bloodwork before my beta and called to ask me how I was feeing. I wonder if they knew then? I kind of suspect I they did because my initial beta was high because we think 2 tried to implant, but only 1 develped (my daughter).

I did have A LOT of cramping from my ET day on and I always had that with all my pregnancies (I've had 6 pregnancies, with 2 children now) so mentally that was a give away, but I didn't want to think about it because I didn't want to set myself up for a big let down....isn't it a big mind game????

As far as POAS, I decided NOT to because I was really trying NOT to stress. I'm WAY too supersticious and everytime I've had a + on hpt, it ended in m/c, so I just decided to wait...yes, another insane mind game. I'll probably do the same with this one too. My children come from when I found out from BETA's and the RE. I know...CRAZY!

Where are you in your tww? I see you have 5 snowbabies! That's great! Did you recently do a FET? I'm gearing up for a FET in August. That will be the end of our ttc journey. We have 2 blasts left and we'll be lucky if 1 survives the thaw. My son is a clomid baby, my daughter is a fres\h ivf cycle baby and if we had success with the FET, we could be the poster family for a variety of infertility treatments! :wink:

Good luck to you!
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Postby prilqod » Sun Jul 11, 2010 11:47 am

Hi

I did a fresh IVF cycle. Am 7dp5dt now. I tested at 5dpddt and it only gave me an evap. My DH does NOT want me to test before my beta on Thursday. I have this terrible feeling that I am not pg though.

BTW my DS is also clomid baby so hopefully I follow in your footsteps. We will do a FET if this cycle is unsuccessful
Cilla

Me - 40, DH 43
DS 4 years old - conceived on 1st round of clomid
3 failed IUIs
2mc - Sept 07 and July 08
Ist and Only IVF

13/7 - BFP
15/7 - Offical BFP Beta 251 Stick Baby Stick
Expecting Identical twins sometime in Feb/March 2011
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Postby KaraE » Sun Jul 11, 2010 11:55 am

Cilla, do you have a picture of the evap? Early BFP's often look like evaps.
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JULY 2010 - FET Cycle, 2 embryos, BFN. Devastated but hanging in there...

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Postby prilqod » Sun Jul 11, 2010 12:39 pm

Kara - It only showed when I looked at the test after a few hours. Now the stick has turned all yellow (yughh!!) but I can still see the line.
Cilla

Me - 40, DH 43
DS 4 years old - conceived on 1st round of clomid
3 failed IUIs
2mc - Sept 07 and July 08
Ist and Only IVF

13/7 - BFP
15/7 - Offical BFP Beta 251 Stick Baby Stick
Expecting Identical twins sometime in Feb/March 2011
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Postby KaraE » Sun Jul 11, 2010 12:58 pm

hm...Well, do understand you waiting until beta. But I do think you have a great chance at BFP, especially with 2 good blasts transferred.

I can tell you for sure that I did not feel pregnant at all during IVF #1. It was the most pathetic 2ww ever, I didn't sleep, was yelling at DH for no reason and I was convinced it did not work. Other than a little tiredness around 10p3dt I felt very normal until 6 weeks. So you are definitely not out the running.
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DH, 39 - retrograde ejaculation
Dec 2005 - IVF, 12 eggs, 6 fertilized, 2 x'fered, 4 frozen, BFP w/my beautiful DD

JULY 2010 - FET Cycle, 2 embryos, BFN. Devastated but hanging in there...

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Postby prilqod » Sun Jul 11, 2010 11:55 pm

Kara - Thanks that makes me feel better. I have decided I will get a test today and use it tomorrow. I will be 9dp5dt tomorrow (so thats 14dpo?) so if its not positive tomorrow then I know for sure I am out. DH is away tonight so I can do it without him knowing hehe
Cilla

Me - 40, DH 43
DS 4 years old - conceived on 1st round of clomid
3 failed IUIs
2mc - Sept 07 and July 08
Ist and Only IVF

13/7 - BFP
15/7 - Offical BFP Beta 251 Stick Baby Stick
Expecting Identical twins sometime in Feb/March 2011
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Postby aloeberry » Mon Jul 12, 2010 5:15 am

I just wanted to say that I made a deal with my DH that I would not test before the beta....and I totally cheated! I couldn't help myself. My plan was- if it was a BFN, I would never tell him. If it was a BFP, how could he be mad at me? I was spotting and I thought for sure I was out. I tested in private and it was a light BFP. I didn't tell anyone all day. That night I tested again to confirm, and it was another BFP. Then I told DH. We still laugh about how I cheated on our "deal". I say go for it! :mrgreen:
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Postby nikki2246 » Mon Jul 12, 2010 8:32 am

both times I felt different but talked myself into a BFN...I tested both times the day before the beta. In my mind, I need to know so I am not blind sided at work with the news either way.
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Postby twinklebug » Mon Jul 12, 2010 9:36 am

I voted "thought I was out, but pregnant". While I tried to keep a positive "I'm pregnant" attitude, I felt exactly like AF was coming from about 3 dp5dt. The only thing that was different was I had a couple of dizzy spells at 7dp5dt, and at that point I thought maybe I was pg. DH and I promised each other we would not test until 8dp5dt. On that morning, we took a digital and it was :bfp: so you really never know. I hope you get your :bfp: too!
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3 Cycles of Gonal F and IUI, all BFN :(

May-June IVF #1
5/11/09 Start taking Lupron
5/28/09 Start Stims
6/8/09 Egg Retrieval
6/13/09 5 day ET, tranferred 2 beautiful blasts, 3 snowbabies on ice.
HPT BFP on 6/21, 8dp5dt :) !!
Beta 10dp5dt: 239
Beta 12dp5dt: 568
Beta 16dp5dt: 3026
7/7 First U/S Showed 2 Sacs ! :0)
2/14/10 Boy Girl Twins Arrived via C Section
@ 38 weeks

Praying for Baby #3!
7/21/11 Start FET
8/24/11 Transfer Day
Beta 9dp6dt: 95, Beta 13dp5dt 816
Singleton ! HB 160
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Postby prilqod » Mon Jul 12, 2010 9:41 am

Thanks ladies - I tested this afternoon after a 2 hour hold and got a light but clear BFP after 1 minute! I am still cramping and feeling like AF i son her way so I am praying this is a sticky bean. LOL I bought 6 tests so I will test again in the am. My beta is on Thursday so I will probably use all 5 tests remaining before then
Cilla

Me - 40, DH 43
DS 4 years old - conceived on 1st round of clomid
3 failed IUIs
2mc - Sept 07 and July 08
Ist and Only IVF

13/7 - BFP
15/7 - Offical BFP Beta 251 Stick Baby Stick
Expecting Identical twins sometime in Feb/March 2011
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Postby Robynsegg2 » Mon Jul 12, 2010 9:53 am

I thought I was totally out and then I tested and was SHCOKED! The day after I got my BFP I was cramping and spotting and I was sure that the HPT was a fake. But....the cramping and the spotting is totally normal!!! Good luck!!
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